"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
This is a non-human example of reciprocal altruism.
I see you're getting economism down!By the way, Ryan, did you see I revised my estimate of Rowe's model after his comments here? I was misled by his descriptions of the model.
I am firmly against model blindness. I just don't see how this should change the priors of modern people who believe that nature is very violent, typically.I feel like I have little to add with respect to the argument across the blogs in general, which is why for the most part I kept my head down...
"the priors" -- a few more years of education, Ryan, and you will achieve complete incomprehensibility to all but 100 other people!